2017 Neptune Ball

2017-neptune-ball-save-the-date-final_page_1_crop-624x869Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden’s 34th Annual Neptune Ball, Carnevale dell’Arte, is inspired by a dazzling Venetian masquerade and celebrates the strong tradition of performing and visual arts programming on our campus, as well as the fascinating multicultural elements of our grounds.

TICKET INFO HERE

Tickets are available to artists in the community upon application: Apply here

Your support of the Neptune Ball will position Snug Harbor as a leader in New York City’s arts and culture, and allow us to produce vibrant, cutting-edge programming alongside classic favorites.

Performance and Awards Ceremony: Richmond County Savings Foundation Tuscan Garden
Cocktails and Gourmet Fare: The Great Hall

My Violeta

Sat, May 20, 2pm – 3pm
Snug Harbor Cultural Center – Building T
Admission: $10

In this stunning performance celebrating the 100th anniversary of visual artist Violeta Parra, Chilean choreographer Elizabeth Rodriguez invites audiences to discover the colors, textures, materials, characters, and emotions of her work.

Violeta Parra was a Chilean composer, songwriter, folklorist, and visual artist. She pioneered the “Chilean’ New Song,” the Nueva canción chilena, a renewal and a reinvention of Chilean folk music which would extend its sphere of influence outside Chile, becoming acknowledged as “The Mother of Latin American folk.”

NYC’s bridges will soon be outfitted with festive, choreographed lights

imageTimeOur reports that the city’s bridges are about to get some extra razzle dazzle.

Seven bridges operated by the MTA will soon be covered in blinking, color-changing lights that may just give the skyline a run for its money. The LED lights are set to be installed later this month. Governor Cuomo discussed the sparkly new addition to the cityscape at a press conference earlier this week.

“We’re illuminating all the bridges in New York City with different-colored lights, and the bridges can then be coordinated and choreographed to music,” said Cuomo. “So literally, you’ll have bridges all across the New York City area that are choreographed. Nothing like this have been done on the planet… Imagine New York Harbor, with all those bridges, and all of it choreographed.”

Read more at TimeOut >>>

Bah! Humbug!

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DECEMBER 21 & 22 | 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM | TICKETS $8
CUNY College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA (map)
A Christmas Carol College of Staten Island, Spring Hall Sundog Theatre brings you Scrooge, the three Ghosts of Christmas, Tiny Tim and a host of other Dickensian characters in this beloved tale of redemption and enchantment. The show is geared towards young audiences, and is appropriate for all ages. Directed by Jonathan Fluck and produced by Susan Fenley. To purchase tickets, visit www.theatretrips.org

Artist Unite @StatenArts

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Borough President’s SI Artist Mixer

October 19 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm

Culture Lounge, located inside the St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island, NY 10301

FREE (but RSVP)

Staten Island Arts welcomes President James Oddo to the Culture Lounge!

Join us for an informal gathering with Mr. Oddo and the island’s arts community.

Let’s get to know each other  and discuss how we can possibly work together to support the thriving arts community here on Staten Island.

Honk! Tonight @NYCHONK @StGeorgeTheatre

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HONK NYC takes over Staten Island’s North Shore!

Honk for Staten Island Brass Band Parade on Wed October 12th Day de Dada is partnering with HONK NYC for a Staten Island Parade and we want YOU to Join us !

It will be a Thrilling Brass Band Spectacle !

At 6:00 pm on Wed Oct 12 the Parade kicks off at the St George Theater on Hyatt Street, Staten Island.

The Parade marches down to Bay Street, past Honor Wines and then on to ETG Book Cafe
with Fabulous Music til 8 pm

Wear your brightest colors, your fabulous feathers and come dance with Day de Dada, Chicago’s mighty Environmental Encroachment! and France’s Le Pompier Poney Club

Art on the Terrace Opening

SICC Color and Form Low ResThe Staten Island Creative Community announces the opening of their second show Color and Form in their permanent gallery space: Art on the Terrace.

Staten Island Creative Community will be showcasing member s work on the core artistic concepts of  Color and Form in an exhibit that will include painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed media.  SICC President Marilyn Kiss comments: “I continue to be impressed by the diversity in the work of our members.  Our shows feature work that will please both experienced
and novice art collectors.”

Color and Form will open on Friday, January 15th, 2016 with a reception starting at 5:00pm.

On Saturday, January 16th, SICC will host a craft show featuring the work of SICC members from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.  Gallery visitors are also welcome to shop the permanent SICC Artisans Market during regular gallery hours.

Following the opening, Art by the Terrace will have regular gallery hours from 2:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursdays and Fridays and 12:00pm to 6:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

About Staten Island Creative Community
The Staten Island Creative Community is a coalition of visual artists, musicians, photographers,
craftspeople, writers, and other performers based in Staten Island, New York.
The primary goal of the organization is to support the creative community by developing venues and providing media exposure for its members.
SICC’s secondary goal is to expedite collaboration among artists, residents, the business community and other agencies in order to raise cultural awareness of the arts in the Borough and beyond.
The Staten Island Creative Community welcomes established as well as emerging artists.
For more information please visit http://sicreative.org/ or Facebook page